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FOX Business
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am EDT
tomorrow but we are very much open for business. stick around, we need it. john: capitalist may kill these cute little animals. and emissions threatening all of earth. devastating worldwide climate change is happening, but celebrities and politicians have solutions. these cool people own electric and hybrid cars. now my mayor wants to ban styrofoam cups. >> it is something we can do without. >> what is next? john: in the name of protecting earth, we have green tyranny. that is our show tonight. >> and now, john stossel. john: green tyranny is what we called this show, but tierney is a harsh word, a thing of dictatorship. a little over the top. most don't seem toise to that. also, bans on pollution are actually a good thing, i'm gla government rules committee air and water cleaner. and i was a kid there was so much soot in the air, we didn't open the window. that has changed for the better. they change the water so much so that the rivers around manhattan are now clean enough to swim in. even here within sightf the empire state building within a short distance of millions of people flushing
FOX Business
Mar 28, 2013 9:00pm EDT
closed tomorrow but we are very much open for business. stick around, we need it. john: capitalist may kill these cute little animals. and emissions threatening all of earth. devastating worldwide climate change is happening, but celebrities and politicians have solutions. these cool people own electric and hybrid cars. now my mayor wants to ban styrofoam cups. >> it is something we can do without. >> what is next? john: in the name of protecting earth, we have green tyranny. that is our show tonight. >> and now, john stossel. john: green tyranny is what we called this show, but tierney is a harsh word, a thing of dictatorship. a little over the top. most don't seem to rise to that. also, bans on pollution are actually a good thing, i'm glad government rules committee air and water cleaner. and i was a kid there was so much soot in the air, we didn't open the window. that has changed for the better. they change the water so much so that the rivers around manhattan are now clean enough to swim in. even here within sight of the empire state building within a short distance of millions of
FOX Business
Apr 4, 2013 9:00pm EDT
princess leah. in the fourth -- force be with you, america. liz: in. john: this amphibious vehicle drives on land and water. >> would you like said drive one of these things to work? big stakes. establish taxi companies. at the expense of cool new options. >> trying to get the ability for companies like mine to operate. john: something completely different. libertarian. >> changing the opinion. john: good. when government gives some people special privileges it deprives us of good things like this. >> the government protect the chosen ones. that is our show tonight. ♪ >> and now john stossel. ♪ john: the chosen ones are what we call these selected ones that get special favors. you want to give someone a favor , fine, some which -- some business was to, fine, they and you spend your own money. unlike government, you cannot use force. government uses force with gives out favors. taxes you and me to give money and often special privileges to chosen ones. usually rich people with connections. and as government grows it gives up more favors like handouts to so-called green energy co
Apr 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
" with john fugelsang is next. [ ♪ music ♪ ] [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> john: three states moved close for banning all abortions this week. that means once they're outlaws gay marriage and mexican immigrants is the only way that those states republicans can ever raise campaign funds. and also it's move to decriminalize cannabis is heating up. a st. louis tea party police sergeant is penalized by his precinct for advocating a change in the laws. and ppp does a very special poll of american conspiracy theories and who believes what. we'll explore with elaine boosler and lizz winstead. the result will make you want to find your passport. today is the 89th birthday of marlon brando and the great singer and musician from the band richard manuel would have been 70, and eddie murphy is 52. and today marks the 40 year anniversary of the first ever hand-held mobile cell phone call tomorrow marks the 40 year anniversary of the first spam for free ringtones this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fugelsang. good evening, this is "viewpoint." the overwhelming gender gab in last november's election may have all
Apr 4, 2013 5:00pm PDT
>>>> john: today american leaders who seek to protect children from violence and murder passed some of our toughest gun control laws or, as the nra calls them, un-american activities. >>> if you would like to hear more about whether hillary clinton is going to run for president, do nothing. the media is on it. get ready for more premature prognostication and for democrats to be so focused on 2016 they may forget about 2014 in the process. will youst the wave of adhd drugs and we lost a profoundly influential and deeply progressive man and writer. today is the birthday of former republican senator dick lugar ousted by the tea party for the sin of getting along too well with democrats. maya angelou is 85 years young today and muddy waters would have been 100 years old. we lost dr. king 45 years ago today. thanks for joining us tonight. this is "viewpoint." >> john: i'm john fuglesang and this is "viewpoint." if you've got a child in school, especially a boy and that child is having trouble staying focused, could he or she be suffering from adhd? or has attention deficit hyperactivity
Mar 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> john: gay marriage laws may change but as long as some congressmen still have easy access to assault weapons america is always going to have a sense of continuity. president obama calls out the 10% of the population who oppose background checks but fox viewers don't know he did that as fox spent that time broadcasting an anti-obama economic story before cutting to a fred thompson commercial for reverse mortgages. >>> and the sequester is sequestering the poor from the idea of fairness in america. but now it may be backfiring often the very republicans who who led the tax increase. well played, boehner. today is the birthday of edwin muskie. happy birthday to sheryl james of salt-n-pepa. tomorrow is good friday. hopefully my jokes will be funny three days from now if my jokes die. welcome. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang. this is "viewpoint." thank you so much for joining us tonight. an outraged president obama stood before the families of gun violence victims at the white house today and demanded congress enact gun control legislation in the wake of the
Apr 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> john: the republican party relief in a historic letter signed by every g.o.p. senator representative calling for the end of the military industrial complex and demanding the income on the wealthy and opening medicare to all american citizen mis. the vatican announced that the women can serve as priests in the rome catholic church while lifting the celacy ban and president obama's joins the g.o.p. in demanding a comprehensive carbon tax to stop climate change, and apparently it's april fool's day, too. happy birthday. and on this day as rush limbaugh say, this is the day that heresy began. this is "viewpoint." [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> good evening, i'm john fugelsang and this is "viewpoint." the senate may have moved a violent step closer to immigration reform bill. they spread the news sunday. >> well, i think we've got a deal. we've got a legislation for 2013 i hope will be the year that we pass bipartisan immigration reform. >> business and labor have an agreement on the future flow with which has been the issue that has undone immigration reform in the past. this is a m
Apr 2, 2013 5:00pm PDT
country. how? we'll explain tonight on also on >> john: let me begin by saying congratulations to the nra for bravely opposing today's u.n. arms treaty along side their new bffs, iran, syria and you guys are awesome. healthcare immigration and gun safety bills can't pass in congress but a bill giving monsanto the right to genetically modify your food just sailed through. folks, i don't want to say our food is genetically juiced up but a bag of lettuce just won the tour de france. >> republicans mocking president obama for not closing gitmo are like lucy mocking charlie brown for missing the football. today is the birthday of linda hunt emmylou harris, sir alec guinness would have been 99 today. 500 years ago this very day spanish explorer ponce de leon first set sight on what came to be known as florida and kept their turn signal on for the whole rest of the trip. congressman charlie rangel and ask a tea partier. this is "viewpoint." >> john: good evening, i'm john fuglesang. this is "viewpoint." thank you so much for watching us tonight. if you were a
Mar 31, 2013 2:00am PDT
. >> i think john hinckley will be a threat for the rest of his life. i think he is a time bomb. >> seven days into the reagan presidency, a welcome home ceremony on the white house lawn for 52 american hostages from the u.s. embassy in iran, freed after 444 days in captivity. it is a celebration that might never have taken place had would-be assassin john hinckley jr. succeeded the first time he had ronald reagan in his sight. tuesday, january 20th, 1981, inauguration day. president-elect reagan heads for morning church services across a tuesday, january 20th, 1981, inauguration day. president-elect reagan heads for morning church services across a square from the white house. detective thomas cashcheck was among the motorcycle policemen watching a crowd on the opposite sidewalk. one man seemed different. >> if somebody got in front of him, he would make sure that he maneuvered himself so that he was right there, always right there by the rope line. >> cashcheck was suspicious. >> maybe there's something wrong. maybe something isn't right there. i actually wanted to go over and
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 7:00am PDT
. the bulls and bears this week, we've got gary b smith, jonas max ferris, john lay field along with julian epstein. welcome to everybody. okay, john, boom or bust? >> unfortunately, brenda, i believe a bust. and i wish that wasn't the case. there are a few positive things going on in the economy, but with long-term structural unemployment, not cyclical unemployment and anemic growth, what gary b brought up weeks ago, the market is detached what's going on in the united states. it's on a run. i don't think that anybody would argue that the economy is on an incredible run so an obvious detachment. i don't think that's going to change. >> brenda: julian, sometimes people consider wall street to be a leading indicator, like it's a crystal ball for the economy. do you see the economy starting to boom, too? >> john makes a good point. in some ways, it's a tale of two cities. on unemployment between 150 to 200,000 new jobs a month on a six-month average and gdp, looking at 2.3% growth in the first quarter which is pretty good. and the stock market, as you pointed out. we're at 14, we were
FOX Business
Mar 31, 2013 1:00am EDT
energy, it is if we have cheap energy. john: thank you for that unconventional wisdom. that is our show, thank you for watching, we will see you next week.n at princeton should scoop up a man.eton should marry someone from principeton. >> brenda: more about march going out like a lamb. and stocks ending the month roaring. and the largest quarterly gain in history. and the s&p 500 finally hitting an all-time high. what about the economy? while some areas of improving. jobless benefits moving up. new home sales slowing down and a key read on investment plans raising a red flag. so, is wall street signaling a boom or ignoring a coming bust? hi, i'm brenda buttner, this is bulls and bears, let's get to it. the bulls and bears this week, we've got gary b smith, jonas max ferris, john lay field along with julian epstein. welcome to everybody. okay, john, boom or bust? >> unfortunately, brenda, i believe a bust. and i wish that wasn't the case. there are a few positive things going on in the economy, but with long-term structural unemployment, not cyclical unemployment and anemic growth,
Apr 6, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. it was here that letitia tyler suffered a stroke. john tyler learned he was elected as vice president of william perry region william henry harrison. 10th here that he became president of the united states, so she learned she became the first lady. >> she had another terrible stroke, and her husband goes into morning, and then he meets another young lovely in her 20's. >> i think of her as the madonna of first ladies. she posed as a model at a time that was frowned upon, by all accounts was bewitching. andhere were 90 slaves, they were her supervision. julia lobbied for her husband, and she supported him tremendously in everything she did. >> untimely death, a secret marriage, and outsize personality are stories of the women we examined tonight. good evening, and welcome to the season series of first ladies. william henry harrison was in office, and a month later, he dies. theearn about time, we have chair of the history department, and she has been many times ons this series. nice to see you again. school children have all grown up with the phrase, tippecanoe tyler too. he was electe
Mar 31, 2013 3:30pm PDT
searching a bad idea? is it overkill, pat buchanan? >> there's nothing wrong with soul searching, john, but they better look at reality. african americans, hispanics, and asian americans are now roughly 40% of the entire population and 30% of the electorate, and they vote 80% democratic, and they are growing, where as the white population which votes three to two republican is diminishing. the problem is for the republican party, as more america becomes -- looks more and more like the state of california geographically -- or demographically, it will look like california politically where we have not a single statewide office or congressional delegation is two to one outnumbered, the state legislature both houses is two to one outnumbered, and republicans are down to 31% of the vote. this is inexorable. the republican party has never dealt with mass immigration, and you have 40 million newcomers. >> you think the republicans need a 100-page study to figure out why they lost the election? >> they could probably do it in a few paragraphs, but i commend reince priebus for doing it. i think
Apr 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
by carriage. i do not know where she crossed. >> john is in new york. >> thank you for taking my call i understand dolley madison died in poverty. i was wondering if that is true and how that happened. i know elisa had lived from the corner. i was wondering if they had ever enacted. thank you very much. >> how far into american history was it? >> a while. what they had was what they lived on when they retired. if you are wealthy enough to get into politics in the first place, you would be able to support yourself afterwards. dolley had a son from her first marriage. he ran through their estate. he ran up enormous debts and ended up in prison twice. each time james and dolley would bail him out. she put him in charge and that was a disaster. she ended up losing and living in poverty. >> was she not a good judge of character? character? >> one of the great political guess she brought to a very contentious time in politics, it was a refusal to contend. she did not fight. it is not great when you have a son being spoiled. this was her blind spot. all of that would not work with him. i wan
Apr 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
consulted with john j. and adams andson and john they had all decided that president could have no personal life -- that any entertainment, and they going to visit people, and having people in was in fact republic act so they could not just go hang out with their friends or ask their friends over and that was just the first year. the first year was terrible for her at the same time it was pretty good for him. jefferson had not come back from paris yet. that was probably his honeymoon with the presidency. >> let me give you this quote -- " to the public place. i feel more like a state prisoner. >> there is a line over that that some of the car over the entrance to the white house which goes to the heart of who this woman was. and why she was the ideal first first lady. -- she said experience in her life had taught her that her happiness or misery depends upon our disposition and not our circumstances. that is a remarkably wise observation but it is an observation distilled from a life full of tragedy. she had lost a husband. she lost all four of her children. she lost countless niec
Mar 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
attorney and abc television networks before starting her television career and next is john. i met john about 10 years ago when he was starting off and had this crazy idea of operating a training center for public defenders and he did. he's no now the president and founder and one of the contributors to gideon's army, he's from john marshall law school where he teaches law and criminal procedure. he was in the post katrina and new orleans center. he trained people in the film. he received an advocacy fellowship and named a public interest fellow by harvard law school. next we have maurice call well. he was convicted in the housing project here in san francisco. there was no physical evidence linking him to the crime yet he was still convicted based on the false testimony of a single neighbor. he was sentence to life behind bars. in prison mr. colwell contacted the center for help and located two witnesses who saw the murder and said mr. colwell was not involved in anyway. they located the real killer who confessed and he committed the murder. that man is serving a life sentence for
FOX News
Apr 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
green. john, will more tax hikes have employers telling employees to take a hike? >> yes, no doubt about it. that's what's happening right now. we have the lowest labor force participation rate since 1979. and just a year ago, president obama was saying this is the last time we need to raise taxes. president clinton has said the exact same thing, but for years they railed on the bush tax cuts so this is why we've got so much deficit and then they make them permanent. they raises taxes on the rich and everybody gets free pizza. it's not working. and what we're doing is not working and raising taxes further is going to further this economy. >> brenda: what do you think about that? is it going to hurt the economy? >> i think when you look the at the jobs report at that came out yesterday, it proves one thing, we have to continue to invest in this economy and create jobs. and the only way we're going to be able to it do that is if would we finish the job that was start in january, and the tax for top millionaires. >> no, this isn't about free pizza, it's getting us once and for all out
Apr 2, 2013 7:00pm PDT
financial support of: hello, i'm john lithgow. welce to "american cinema. what do the directors "star wars" and goodfellas" have in common? they both went to film school. yet when the filmmakers of this generation graduated they had no plans to work for the studios. in fact, if hollywood was on their minds at all, it w as an example of what to do differently. the first feature of a filmmaker frousc named george lucas had a title that read like a license plate, "thx 1138." a film with striking imagery, it perplexed studiexecutes. he later made "star wars." the first feature of a filmmaker from nyu named martin scorsese was picked up by an independent who changed its title and put it in local theatres. named martin scorsese wasit didn't st long.ndependent he later made "goodfellas." steven spielberg, francis ford coppola, brian depalma. though their early work was not mainstream hollywood, their later work would ultimately represent what hollywood did bes with works like "e.t.," "the godfather," and "the untouchables," blockbusters. we are going to look at a band of filakers who t
FOX Business
Apr 5, 2013 8:00pm EDT
-take. the man who could be the next wwe champion, john cena, here live in the flesh. we went out and asked people a simple question: how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who's lived well into their 90s. and that's great thing. bueven though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't cnged: the official retirement age. ♪ the question is how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years. ♪ charles: tonight's business blist, is apple about to come back? apple losing the shine, but if this it indication, it could be wrong. 10.4 million new smart phone users added in three months, and 85% went to apple. to our biz market watchers, al louis and if apple is ready to buy back. larry, you think it is? >> oh, yeah. they have 50 billion a year in cash they generate. they can invest in the business, they make 70% on that, but there's not that many opportunities. charles: how do you get that? >> return on operating assets. charles: with block buster products. >> correct. t
Mar 31, 2013 4:00am PDT
intriguing presidential. they show the late president along with jackie, caroline, john john and others taking r & r at camp david. it was captured 50 years ago today. i'm joined now on the phone by a presidential historian at harvard university and she has a new book out called the end of leadership. barbara, good morning. >> good morning, alison. >> what is it? we just can't get enough of camelot. >> these are a small series of very charming photos. we have john kennedy, we have jacqueline kennedy and we have the two children when they were still very young. and it's from a time gone by. the mad men era, the camelot era. it's a wonderful kind of easter sunday of moment of time that seems now forever frozen with the president assassinated so very young and it has immense personal and even still, political appeal. >> you look at each of these photos. there's definitely such a sweetness in each of these, isn't there? >> well, there's a sweetness and there's also a kind of mad men formality. the president, which we wouldn't see today even at camp david is dressed in a coat and a ti
Apr 1, 2013 10:00pm EDT
party politics, john tyler was castigated by the wigs essentially, thrown out of the party for some of his positions. so he was the man without -- president without a party when the next selection came around in 18 4. no chance of him being nominated. >> especially since he alienated the other parties. there was no one there to really support him. >> it was certain to be a one-term president. >> absolutely. >> and with his loss then, how did the tylers recognize their departure from washington? >> partied, of course, and champagne. tyler -- the last two weeks of the tyler presidency is really nothing but julia gardner at her -- gardner tyler at her absolute extravagant best. they start off with a party for like 3,000 people. two weeks later this have a party to celebrate james knox polk and annexation of texas. and john tyler then says, you can no longer serve and the man was out a party. >> and they returned to sherwood forest. we're going to see a little bit of their life there next. before we do that, let's take a question from robin in norman beach, florida. hi, robin. >> hi, th
FOX Business
Mar 31, 2013 2:00am EDT
elizabeth and john and morg an, so steve, the president said getting the private bankings out of the student loanand more government has it made it worse. >> it is. college costs continue to go up killing the middle class parents and kids. instead of catapulting a career it is it an albatross because the degree is indebtedness. get the government out so colleges learn to cut costs and have it three years instead of four years and on line and those reforms so you get an education to get ahead and starting out behind. >> student loans are up 90 percent of all student loans are begin bypass the government; is that too much? >> i acknowledge the problem. it is difficult for the kid and schools. but there is it a critical public policy issue here we can't forget. you take away student loans from the government, you are really saying from this moment on, people only with money can go to college. you don't want a country where you have to be wettley to go to college. it is it a way to destroy the middle class. >> rich, one of the worst thing about government loans, they don't check rorpeds.
Apr 3, 2013 3:00pm EDT
breaking news right now in washington. john harwood with the details. over to you, john. >> maria, this is part of the sequester battle this is symbolic. you had president obama at the white house confirming he's going to return 5% of his salary since the beginning of the sequester, which hit on march the 1st. now, the president makes $400,000 a year. that's a little more than $30,000 a month, which means that 5% of that for a month, so far, we're just in the beginning of april, is less than $2,000. not a consequential amount of money, but this is part of the president's attempt to get the high ground, especially as some of the sequester effects kick in. i wouldn't be at all surprised, we heard a similar thing from chuck hagel, the defense secretary, because a lot of the defense cuts are coming in defense, earlier today. i wouldn't be surprised if we hear that from some members of congress, with the question of leadership as well. but principally, only for those who like president obama, don't actually need that money, maria. >> john, thanks so much. john, let me ask you this, while we'
Apr 3, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >> from what we've seen so far. a number of guests. talk to john amaechi, a former nba player, "new york times" best-selling author, also the former first nba player to publicly admit being gay, just returned from a conference on sporting integrity of all things and ethics where he talked about the impact of coaches. so, john, good morning to you, and you've seen the tape. you've been around basketball many years. how common is this kind of coaching behavior? i mean is this the kind of thing where this, this particular coach was just caught? >> i think that the problem we have here is that we foom ourselves as a society into outrage about things like this. because he -- mike rice really is extreme. but the reality is, he's not rare. he's just rarely exposed. >> hmm. >> he's rarely caught on tape. he's rarely brought to the attention and sanctions that we think people behaving like that should. the problem we really have in sports is not shocking homophobic language. welcome to the language of sports. ev any person, i would say from 8 years up, any person understands the language, humilia
Apr 6, 2013 12:30pm PDT
of the korean peninsula. >> secretary of state john kerry and jay carney have both emphasized negotiations for handling the north korean problem. will negotiations work? >> churchill said better to jaw jaw than war war, and i agree we ought to talk with north korea, john but the problem is kim jong-un has painted himself into a corner, or to use another metaphor, he is way out on a limb. he has threatened to attack american soldiers, attack the united states of america. now, if he does something now, the americans this time, unlike in the past, are going to respond and hit him hard, in which case you could have a war, and if he does nothing, he is in real danger of being humiliated and losing face with his own military and in his own country. so he is really out there. but i do agree with your basic premise, john, the united states, in my judgment, ought to communicate directly with him and, quite frankly, if i were barack obama, in the last analysis to prevent a war, i would call him up on the telephone and say, i want to talk to you. >> why is kim pushing obama's button? >>
Apr 4, 2013 3:30pm PDT
sponsor feels put out by this process so far and i understand that. if john new from the start that i and other neighbors believe what was considered an important resource when he was looking into big the property. in fact the first conversation we had, he said if we can't work out an agreement, we couldn't go forward and it wasn't worth the fight. when we weren't able to reach an agreement, he said he and his family would live in it for a while. i -- conveyed the message and in fact i received the notice announcing the preapplication meeting a year later. i was surprised since i was the neighbor to be most impacted by this project. i only received a copy 2 weeks after he filed with the city. he didn't ask for input from me and any other neighbors at anytime he filed for this plan and adjusted his plans when asked by the ske. -- city. i know a lot has been said about my trying to obstruct john from going forward with the expansion. if that was the case, i wouldn't ask people to serve as possible to see how broke or compromise so john could go forward with these plans. i know john has
Mar 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
administrators and students reeling from the loss. john sasaki is live in san bruiny on where the thieves made off with high-priced technology. john? >> reporter: gasia, about 10:00 last night, the thieves cut that chain and in the back of the building into the technology classrooms. someone broke through the door to get into the room, and it was fully stocked with im ac computers and carts with ipads, ipods, and other computers but the thieves went to the newest and most expensive m ac books with nothing else touched rising the possibility that the criminals knew the layout. they took 22 computers but dropped four of them outside getting away. >> each of the computers is worth $2,000, and i have not begun to price out the software on there. most is subscription based. we pay a fee every year. >> if someone can reach out and help us find them, anybody they can do to help, we will accept it because it's for the children. >> reporter: the school is now on spring break and the staff and police are hoping to find the computers before the students return a week from monday. live in san
Apr 5, 2013 12:30am PDT
polka, poker. and lynched to john gibbons play an accordion on his wooden leg. you had the sense of people having come over if not in mass by a great number to this other place with a kind of echo of that place being transposed into the world that became my world. so that of my mother's side of the family. my father's side was more mysterious. over time i heard stories of lost aunts and saint john >> new found land which is not where they are from and a deeper echo further back. i had my grandfather's passport from 1918, you could smell the must on it. all of the mysterious presences were there. my father's side was a mystery which we will get to eventually. and the third component is similar to what margaret was talking about. i irish american. i didn't know what a pure american was. none of my friends were pure americans. a lot of my friends were lebanese and from syria. i had yewish and irish american friends. all of our identities were mixed. my sense of being american was being in a mix of things. >> margaret could you also reflect in a prior conversation you talked about your
Mar 29, 2013 6:00am PDT
coming on the show today and i'm feeling flirty. and sexy liberal john fugelsang in hour number 2. but first jacki schechner in the current news chair. [ laughter ] >> dear republicans if you are going to try to change the way you relate to hispanic voters, you might want to start with not using racial slurs. this is a quote, my father had a ranch we used to higher 50 or 60 wet backs to pick tomatoes. the term wet back stemming from the idea of an immigrant swimming the rio grand. he attempted to apologize-ish. earlier he discussed his compassion for immigrant workers, but tough to hear when drowned out by a slur. president obama is taking a day trip to my hometown of miami today. he is planning to tour a tunnel project and talk about the importance of investing in the country's infrastructure. and house speaker john boehner relying on hisries to warn of the dangers of national debt. he said lincoln called borrowing a problem, but he talks about the debt coming from an unwillingness to raise taxes. boehner conveniently leaves that part out. we're back after the break. billy zane s
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
christine romans. >> and i'm john berman. zoraida is off today. >>> we're going to start with this video that has the university facing tough, tough questions this morning. it shows rutgers head basketball coach mike rice physically and mentally abusing players at practice. you can see rice grabbing, shoving, even kicking players. he hurls basketballs at their heads, and you can hear him shouting obscenities, including gay slurs. athletes and fans across the country have just been dumbfounded by these images. rutgers officials first saw the video last december. what did they do about it? did they fire the coach? no. the athletic director suspended the coach for three games -- three games. a punish that has fueled some outrage this morning. cnn's pamela brown is following these really shocking developments. >> shocking is right. the university became aware of this video back in december, but it was released to the public yesterday causing shock and outrage over rice's homophobic rants and physical abuse toward his players. now the university is under mounting pressure to fire rice.
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Mar 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
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Apr 2, 2013 11:30am PDT
but we also get to teach them and get them to understand those things that john was talking about, how they need to question, don't go into court when a judge says, oh, well, yes the statute for post conviction dna says that you are entitled to counsel but i'm suspending that because there is no money to pay for an attorney. don't walk out and say a judge says we can't do it. teach them. then because we have no money, we reach out to the local bar. law firms like jim's law firm or chris's law firm help us in situations where we are trying to establish counsel and reinforce. we get over a thousand cases a year. from that first request we are usually able to take it down to about half. many of them who are writing to us are not claiming to be innocent. they are probably claiming that their prison conditions are inadequate and they are probably right. they might be claiming that they haven't received their medication, they are probably right. they are probably -- they often complaining that they were overcharged and over sentence. they probably right. we refer them as much as we can
Apr 3, 2013 6:30pm PDT
terminal high altitude area defense will be operational on guam. >> john harwood has been following the developments today and for the past weeks in washington and he is here now with the very latest. hi, john. what have you got? >> this is an interesting balancing act by u.s. officials and on the one hand we're trying to not let north korean threats and provocations go unresponded to, but they're also trying not to overreact and give the indication that they regard these threats as reflective of imminent conflict or anything of that kind. jake carney, the white house secretary said on air force one said the president was flying out west for fund raising and gun control, ven events and thia pattern of north korean officialsing to obtain the provocative language and that we have the new young north korean leader you have a temperature tagz for him to try to prove his toughness and prove his worthiness to lead that country, but the administration also can't ignore the things that he's saying. the reports that i've seen indicate that the missile defense battery will be operational within a
Mar 29, 2013 7:30am PDT
john -- said about taxi stands. i think the sooner we get taxi stands back where they belong the better the taxi service is going to be in this city and to follow up on something that mr. -- [inaudible] said to come up with any decision they may not make any decisions regarding illegal limosines in my lifetime and i say that partly tongue and cheek because i hope i am wrong but i have never seen any action -- [inaudible] and you know the thing is i think one of the rulings that the state puc made was we're not going to fine you until we look into everything. apparently, take that to mean -- i think that they are operating illegally right now so i think you as the board have the authority to ask for that. >> thank you. >> joan wood, john horn. >> is there any other members of the public who wish to address the board if they can fill out a speaker card and bring that to me, it would be appreciated. thank you. >> mr. heal ye? >> good afternoon. now the mic is on. [laughter] i was reading the economist you are going to be holding a world cup coming up here and how are you going to explain t
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